Rory Kilalea also writes under the pen name, murungu. He has worked in the Middle East and throughout Africa, directing documentaries. His short stories have been nominated twice for the Caine Prize.
His poetry and short stories have been published in South Africa, the U.S., Malaysia, the U.K. and Ireland. In 2005, one of his plays, Zimbabwe Boy, was adopted for the Africa Festival at the London Eye and has been performed at the National Theatre in London.
He is currently working on a novel set in Zimbabwe.